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Three countries working together to protect our shared environment

International collaboration between Canada, Mexico and the United States on environmental issues of common interest

What We Do

We conduct research, provide tools and training, and provide a unique space for decision-makers and the public to engage on environmental policy issues affecting the North American region.

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Joint Public Advisory Committee

JPAC hosts interactive public forums throughout North America where participants are asked to contribute their thoughts, views and expertise on our environmental priorities
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Submissions on Enforcement Matters

If you believe that an environmental law is not being effectively enforced by Canada, Mexico or the United States, you can file a submission on enforcement matters
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North American Partnership for Environmental Community Action

NAPECA is a community grant program that engages with local and indigenous communities
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Youth Initiatives

Our youth initiatives encourage the next generation of leaders to apply their knowledge and creativity to solve environmental challenges


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Are you an #Innovator focused on finding solutions for #FoodWaste in Canada?

Don’t miss out on the Food Waste Reduction Challenge put on by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Apply before the Jan 18, 2021 and you could win funding for your project. More info below!
www.facebook.com/CanadianAgriculture/photos/a.889058524545152/3563621707088807/📣 Two weeks left until applications close for the #FoodWaste Reduction Challenge. Apply now: ow.ly/U6iS50D0wJP
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On December 17, 2020, the CEC received a Submission on Enforcement Matters from the Mexican Center for Environmental Law and the Center for Biological Diversity representing the first submission under Chapter 24 of the new USMCA/CUSMA with the CEC.

The Submitters assert that Mexico is failing to effectively enforce its environmental laws with respect to the conservation of the loggerhead turtle along the Pacific coastline of Mexico.

Learn more about their submission here 👉 www.cec.org/news/media-releases/cec-receives-first-submission-under-chapter-24-of-the-united-stat...

To learn more about the #SEMProcess, visit: www.cec.org/submissions-on-enforcement/
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We’re looking for a part time intern to support CEC Outreach and Partnership efforts! If you’re a student or recent graduate based in MTL and are interested in government relations, environmental policy, and communications check out the following link! Application deadline is 14 January 2021.

#WorkWithUs 👉 bit.ly/3bi9OSo

#Hiring #OpenToWork #Recruitment #Internship
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